H.R. 3989 (100th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow State and local governments to purchase gasoline tax-free and to allow farmers and certain oil and gas drillers to purchase diesel fuel tax-free.


Feb 24, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 24, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Inhofe

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/24/1988--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the gasoline excise tax any sale of gasoline to a State or local government (or to a purchaser for resale to such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 1988

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3989”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 4333 (Related)
Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 10, 1988

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